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Inger Bjørnbakken

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Inger Bjørnbakken (28 December 1933 – 13 February 2021) was a Norwegian alpine skier. He was born in Bærum, Norway. She finished tied for sixth place in the women's slalom at the 1956 Winter Olympics. She also finished fourteenth in the giant slalom.[1]

Two years later, Bjørnbakken won the women's slalom at the 1958 World Championships in Bad Gastein.[2] She later finished fourteenth in the 1960 Winter Olympics.[1]

Bjørnbakken died in a fire on 13 February 2021 at the age of 87.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Inger Bjørnbakken". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  2. "Inger Bjørnbakken". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  3. Lote, Arve. "Noregs einaste kvinnelege verdsmeister i alpint er død". nrk.no (in Norwegian). Retrieved 15 February 2021.